162_Page 160New York. Thursday. 2nd of December. 1841.

Mild atmosphere, snow melting fast. Benjamin [Garret’s brother from Stone Ridge] surprised us by comeing in to breakfast, he brought us a letter from Maria. Garret, bought four Turkeys from him. I attempted a walk, but was compelled to return home, it was so wet. Henry, came in, staid to dinner with us. We dined on Broiled chickens and apple pie.